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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

All is not well with 49ers new stadium

It’s late on Saturday night. I just got home from an A’s-Giants game which went more than 4 1/2 hours and I had to write my column in the blink of an eye. I’m sitting here eating a very late dinner and I came across this article from the San Jose Mercury which indicates there is trouble in Santa Clara about redevelopment funds the San Francisco 49ers thought they had for the stadium but may not have. I don’t pretend… Read More »

49ers’ stadium ground breaking, exciting or not exciting?

I just got home from Comcast where I had a great time with Jim Kozimor and Brian Murphy. One topic I found interesting in the sense of not being interesting. Everyone seemed to be making a big deal that tonight the Niners had the ground breaking for their new stadium — in spite of the fact that lots of ground already has been broken down there from what I could see on Wednesday. I was the downer in the on-air… Read More »